Pokémon Trading Card Expansion Sets Timeline

A List of all Pokémon Trading Card Expansion Sets to date

Sets are listed from latest release to the first 1999 set

See also: Pokémon McDonald’s Collection Timeline

 

Sword and Shield Series

Fusion Strike SWSH08Sword and Shield 8 – Fusion Strike
Due for release 12th November 2021

Pokémon Trading Cards expansion sets - CelebrationsSword and Shield 7.5 – Celebrations
25th Anniversary Set
Due for release 8th October 2021
50 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/25 & original numbers for Classic Collection
Card Symbol – 
25th Anniversary

Evolving Skies SWSH07Sword and Shield 7 – Evolving Skies
Released August 27th 2021
237 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/203
Card Symbol – 
Evolving Skies

Chilling ReignSword and Shield 6 – Chilling Reign
Released June 18th 2021 
233 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/198
Card Symbol – Chilling Reign Symbol

Battle Styles LogoSword and Shield 5 – Battle Styles
Released March 19th 2021 
183 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/163
Card Symbol – Battle Styles Logo

Shining Fates LogoSword and Shield 4.5 – Shining Fates
Released February 19th 2021
195 cards- complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/072 or SV?/SV122
Card Symbol – Shining Fates Logo

Vivid Voltage LogoSword and Shield 4 – Vivid Voltage
Released 13th November 2020
203 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/185
Card Symbol – Vivid Voltage Symbol

Champion's Path logoSword and Shield 3.5 – Champion’s Path
Released 25th September 2020
80 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/073
Card Symbol – Champions Path Symbol

Darkness Ablaze LogoSword and Shield 3 – Darkness Ablaze
Released 14th August 2020
201 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/189
Card Symbol – Darkness Ablaze Symbol

Rebel Clash logoSword and Shield 2 – Rebel Clash
Released 1st May 2020
209 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/192
Card Symbol – Rebel Clash Symbol

Sword and Shield Base LogoSword and Shield Base Set
Released 7th February 2020
216 cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/202
Card Symbol – Sword and Shield Base Set

Sun and Moon Series

Cosmic Eclipse LogoSun and Moon 12 – Cosmic Eclipse
Released 1st November 2019
271 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/236
Card Symbol – Cosmic Eclipse Symbol

Hidden FatesSun and Moon 11.5 – Hidden Fates
Released 23rd August 2019
163 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/68 or SV?/SV94
Card Symbol – Hidden Fates Symbol

Unified Minds GreySun and Moon 11 – Unified Minds
Released 2nd August 2019
258 Cards – Complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/236
Card Symbol –
Unified Minds Symbol

Unbroken Bonds LogoSun and Moon 10 – Unbroken Bonds
Released 3rd May 2019
234 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/214
Card Symbol –
Unbroken Bonds Symbol

Detective Pikachu LogoSun and Moon 9.5 – Detective Pikachu
Released 29th March 2019
18 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/18
Card Symbol –
Detective Pikachu Symbol

Team Up LogoSun and Moon 9 – Team Up
Released 1st February 2019
196 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/181
Card Symbol –
Team Up Set Symbol

Pokemon Lost ThunderSun and Moon 8
Released 2nd November 2018
236 Cards

Pokemon Dragon MajestySun and Moon 7.5
Released 7th September 2018
78 Cards

Celestial Storm Pokemon TCGSun and Moon 7
Released 3rd August 2018
183 Cards

Forbidden Light Expansion SetSun and Moon 6
Released 4th May 2018
146 Cards

Ultra PrismSun and Moon 5
Released 2nd February 2018
173 Cards

Crimson InvasionSun and Moon 4
Released 3rd November 2017
124 Cards

Shining Legends Pokemon Trading Card Expansion SetSun and Moon 3.5
Released 6th October 2017
78 Cards

Sun and Moon Burning ShadowsSun and Moon 3
Released 4th August 2017
140 Cards

Guardians Rising ExpansionSun and Moon 2
Released 5th May 2017
169 Cards

Sun and Moon Base SetSun and Moon Base Set
Released 3rd February 2017
163 Cards

XY Series

XY EvolutionsXY 12
Released 2nd November 2016
113 Cards

Steam SiegeXY 11
Released 3rd August 2016
116 Cards

Fates CollideXY 10
Released 2nd May 2016
125 Cards

XY Generations SetXY 9.5
Released 22nd February 2016
115 Cards

Breakpoint Pokemon setXY 9
Released 3rd February 2016
123 Cards

Breakthrough Pokemon expansion setXY 8
Released 4th November 2015
164 Cards

XY Ancient Origins ExpansionXY 7
Released 12th August 2015
100 Cards

Roaring Skies Pokemon Expansion SetXY 6
Released 6th May 2015
110 Cards

Double CrisisXY 5.5
Released 25th March 2015
34 Cards

Primal Clash Expansion SetXY 5
Released 4th February 2015
164 Cards

XY Phantom ForcesXY 4
Released 5th November 2014
122 Cards

Furious Fists Pokemon ExpansionXY 3
Released 13th August 2014
113 Cards

XY FlashfireXY 2
Released 7th May 2014
109 Cards

XY Base SetXY Base Set
Released 5th February 2014
150 Cards

Black and White Series

Legendary TreasuresBW 11
Released 6th November 2013
140 Cards

Plasma Blast Expansion SetBW 10
Released 14th August 2013
105 Cards

Plasma Freeze ExpansionBW 9
Released 8th May 2013
122 Cards

Plasma Storm Pokemon CardsBW 8
Released 6th February 2013
138 Cards

Boundaries CrossedBW 7
Released 7th November 2012
153 Cards

Dragon VaultBW 6.5
Released 5th October 2012
21 Cards

Dragons ExaltedBW 6
Released 15th August 2012
128 Cards

Dark ExplorersBW 5
Released 9th May 2012
111 Cards

Next DestiniesBW 4
Released 8th February 2012
103 Cards

Noble VictoriesBW 3
Released 16th November 2011
102 Cards

Emerging PowersBW 2
Released 31st August 2011
98 Cards

BW Base Set
Released 6th April 2011
115 Cards

HeartGold and SoulSilver Series

Call of Legends Pokemon SetHGSS 5
Released 9th February 2011
106 Cards

Triumphant Pokemon SetHGSS 4
Released 3rd November 2010
103 Cards

Undaunted Heart Gold SoulSilver setHGSS 3
Released 18th August 2010
103 Cards

Unleashed Pokemon SetHGSS 2
Released 12th May 2010
96 Cards

HeartGould SoulSilver BaseHGSS Base Set
Released 10th February 2010
124 Cards

Platinum Series

Platinum Arceus SetPlatinum 4
Released 4th November 2009
111 Cards

Supreme VictorsPlatinum 3
Released 19th August 2009
153 Cards

Rising Rivals Pokemon CardsPlatinum 2
Released 16th May 2009
120 Cards

Pokemon Platinum Base SetPlatinum Base Set
Released 11th February 2009
133 Cards

Diamond and Pearl Series

Diamond and Pearl Stormfront Pokemon Expansion SetDP 07
Released 5th November 2008
105 Cards

Legends Awakened Pokemon SetDP 06
Released 20th August 2008
146 Cards

Majestic DawnDP 05
Released 21st May 2008
100 Cards

Pokemon Great EncountersDP 04
Released 13th February 2008
106 Cards

Secret WondersDP 03
Released 7th November 2007
132 Cards

Mysterious TreasuresDP 02
Released 22nd August 2007
124 Cards

Diamond and Pearl LogoDP Base Set
Released 23rd May 2007
130 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers ?/130
Card Symbol –
Diamond and Pearl Symbol

EX Series

EX Power Keepers LogoEX Power Keepers
Released 14th February 2007
108 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/108
Card Symbol –
EX Power Keepers Symbol

Dragon Frontiers LogoEX Dragon Frontiers
Released 8th November 2006
101 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/101
Card Symbol – 
Dragon Frontiers

EX Crystal Guardians LogoEX Crystal Guardians
Released 30th August 2006
100 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/100
Card Symbol –
Crystal Guardians symbol

Holon Phantoms logoEX Holon Phantoms
Released 3rd May 2006
111 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers ?/110
Card Symbol –
Holon Phantoms Symbol

Legend MakerEX Legend Maker
Released 13th February 2006
93 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/92
Card Symbol –
Legend Maker Set Symbol

EX Delta SpeciesEX Delta Species
Released 31st October 2005
114 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/114
Card Symbol – 
EX Delta Species

Unseen Forces LogoEX Unseen Forces
Released 22nd August 2005
145 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/115 or ?/28
Card Symbol – 
Unseen Forces Symbol

EX Emerald LogoEX Emerald
Released 9th May 2005
106 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/107
Card Symbol –
EX Emerald

EX DeoxysEX Deoxys
Released 1st February 2005
108 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/107
Card Symbol – 
EX Deoxys

Team Rocket Returns LogoEX Team Rocket Returns
Released 8th November 2004
111 Cards – complete card list  –>
Card Numbers – ?/109
Card Symbol –
Team Rocket Returns Symbol

EX Fire Red Leaf Green Card ListEX FireRed LeafGreen
Released 30th August 2004
116 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/112
Card Symbol –
Fire Red Leaf Green Symbol

Hidden LegendsEX Hidden Legends
Released 14th June 2004
102 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/101
Card Symbol – 
EX Hidden Legends Symbol

EX Magma vs Aqua logoEX Magma vs Aqua
Released 15th March 2004
97 Cards – Complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/95
Card Symbol – 
EX Magma vs Aqua symbol

EX Dragon LogoEX Dragon
Released 24th November 2003
100 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/97
Card Symbol –
EX Dragon Symbol

EX Sandstorm LogoEX Sandstorm
Released 17th September 2003
100 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/100
Card Symbol – 
ES Sandstorm symbol

EX Ruby and SapphireEX Ruby & Sapphire
Released 24th November 2003
109 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/109
Card Symbol –
EX Ruby & Sapphire Symbol

Expedition Series

Skyridge set LogoSkyridge
Released 12th May 2003
182 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers ?/144 or H?/H32
Card Symbol – 
Skyridge Symbol

Aquapolis set logoAquapolis
Released 15th January 2003
186 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/147 or H?/H32
Card Symbol –
Aquapolis set symbol

Expedition Base Set LogoExpedition Base Set
Released 15th September 2002
165 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/165
Card Symbol –
Expedition Base Set

Legendary Collection

Legendary Collection logoLegendary Collection
Released 24th May 2002
110 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/110
Card Symbol –
Legendary Collection

 

Neo Series

Neo Destiny LogoNeo Destiny
Released 28th February 2002
113 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/105
Card Symbol – 
Neo Destiny Symbol

Neo Revelation LogoNeo Revelation
Released 21st September 2001
66 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/64
Card Symbol – 
Neo Revelation Symbol

Southern Islands Expansion set LogoSouthern Islands Collection
Released 31st July 2001
18 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/18
Card Symbol – 
Southern Islands Symbol

Neo Discovery Grey bkgNeo Discovery
Released 1st June 2001
75 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/75
Card Symbol – Neo Discovery Symbol

Neo Genesis LogoNeo Genesis
Released 16th December 2000
111 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/111
Card Symbol – Neo Genesis

 

Gym Series

Gym Challenge LogoGym Challenge
Released 16th October 2000
132 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/132
Card Symbol – Gym Challenge Symbol

Gym Heroes LogoGym Heroes
Released 14th August 2000
132 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/132
Card Symbol – Gym Heroes

Original Series

Team Rocket LogoTeam Rocket
Released 24th April 2000
82 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/82
Card Symbol – Team Rocket Symbol

Pokemon Base Set 2Base Set 2
Released 24th February 2000
130 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/130
Card Symbol – Base 2 symbol

Fossil Expansion SetFossil
Released 8th October 1999
62 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/62
Card Symbol –Fossil Symbol

Pokémon Jungle set logoJungle
Released 16th June 1999
64 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/64
Card Symbol – Jungle Symbol

Pokemon logo
Base Set
Released 9th January 1999
102 Cards – complete card list –>
Card Numbers – ?/102